Morgan Freeman's Sexual Harassment Victims Seeking Legal Advice: Report
According to new reports, the women who have come forward and detailed their experiences with Morgan Freeman and his improper pressional demeanour have begun to seek legal counsel. However, sources also claim that more women will be coming forward in the near future with similar allegations pegged against the actor.
One the female victims has reportedly spoken to Gloria Allred, the attorney who has represented the victims both Harvey Weinstein and Bill Cosby.
It is unclear whether the women will sue Freeman, or are just seeking legal advice for how to properly approach the situation. The Dark Knight Rises star issued a second statement on Friday, that aimed to demystify his questionable behaviour both on and f set:
"I am devastated that 80 years my life is at risk being undermined, in the blink an eye, by Thursday’s media reports. All victims assault and harassment deserve to be heard. And we need to listen to them. But it is not right to equate horrific incidents sexual assault with misplaced compliments or humor. I admit that I am someone who feels a need to try to make women—and men—feel appreciated and at ease around me. As part that, I would ten try to joke with and compliment women, in what I thought was a light-hearted and humorous way. Clearly, I was not always coming across the way I intended. And that is why I apologized Thursday and will continue to apologize to anyone I might have upset, however unintentionally. But I also want to be clear: I did not create unsafe work environments. I did not assault women. I did not fer employment or advancement in exchange for sex. Any suggestion that I did so is completely false."